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Australia Elderly woman killed by car in Sydney's north-west

21:55  12 january  2020
21:55  12 january  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

Elderly woman, 71, and a young surfer are rushed to hospital after being struck by lightning in Sydney

  Elderly woman, 71, and a young surfer are rushed to hospital after being struck by lightning in Sydney Two people have been rushed to hospital after they were struck by lightning in Sydney on Monday. A 71-year-old woman was struck out the front of her home in Arcadia, in the city's north just after 5pm.About half an hour later a 29-year-old surfer was also struck by lightning on the northern beaches.He was believed to be paddling in the water at Dee Why beach when he was hit.

a close up of a car: An elderly woman was killed while trying to cross the road at Dundas Valley last night. © 9News An elderly woman was killed while trying to cross the road at Dundas Valley last night. An elderly woman has died after she was hit by a car while crossing a road in Sydney's north-west overnight.

Emergency services were called to Marsden Road in Dundas Valley just before 11 pm after reports the 79-year-old had been struck as she attempted to cross near Kissing Point Road.

She suffered critical injuries and was taken to Westmead Hospital but died a short time later.

a sign on the side of the street: Police are investigating after a woman was killed crossing the road in Sydney's west overnight. © 9News Police are investigating after a woman was killed crossing the road in Sydney's west overnight. The male driver of the car was also taken to Westmead Hospital for mandatory testing.

Police are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage or who saw the incident to contact CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

'It would have killed me': Elderly man attacked by neighbour in his home over horn spat .
Orelia resident Peppe, 88, said he is "very lucky" to be alive after a neighbour allegedly forced his way into his Menli Place home on Friday morning.Orelia resident Peppe, 88, said he is "very lucky" to be alive after a neighbour allegedly forced his way into his Menli Place home and confronted him in his backyard on Friday morning.

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